Sunday, February 23, 2020

Algonquin students organize race for education

Northborough/Southborough - In an effort to help improve education globally as well as locally, the former Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) Girls Learn International Club has been renamed Global Learning Initiative (GLI) and is now partnered with Room to Read, an award-winning nonprofit organization which helps children pursue a quality education, reach their full potential, and contribute to their community and the world. The organization, which is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., is founded on the belief that "World Change Starts with Educated Children."

Marlborough High students selected as Symphony Hall Scholars

Marlborough – Five students from Marlborough Public Schools have been selected to participate in the 2016-17 All State Music Concert. Led by Jonathan D....

Founder of Decoding Dyslexia organization to present workshop on reading goals

Northborough – Founder and Executive Director of Decoding Dyslexia Massachusetts Nancy Duggan will present a workshop, “A Clear and Structured Process for Effective Reading...

Shrewsbury students display original poetry inspired by works of art

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury - A unique exhibit, “Poetry Observed,” is currently on display at the Shrewsbury Public Library, 609 Main St....

FaySummer registration opens Jan. 15

Southborough - Registration opens Sunday, Jan. 15, for FaySummer, Fay School's summer programs for children and teens ages 3-15. FaySummer Day Camp offers nine one-week sessions that include...

Westborough teachers recognized as online pioneers

Westborough – Three Westborough High School (WHS) teachers - Paul Vital, Nicole Miller and Nancy Powers - were recognized recently for their participation in the Virtual High School Collaborative (VHS) online courses program. The educators were honored for helping to pave the way for online education in the state and expanding educational opportunities for local students by facilitating and teaching VHS courses. The non-profit company, according to VHS spokesperson Carol Arnold, has been a pioneer in online courses for the past 15 years. It was started with a federally funded grant in Massachusetts and since then, has expanded to include students from around the world. WHS was one of the first schools to pilot the program.

Helping Westborough public schools with 12th annual Trivia Bee

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Westborough – Thirty-six teams of three players figuratively donned their thinking caps Oct. 28 when Westborough Education Foundation (WEF)...

Hudson High School Camerata performs at Statehouse

Region – State Rep. Kate Hogan (D-Stow) joined Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin recently in welcoming the Hudson High School Camerata A Capella...

Local residents receive degrees at WPI commencement

Region - The following local residents graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) during its 144th commencement held May 12: Aakriti Bhakhri, of Shrewsbury, was awarded...

Young adults start job hunting

Marlborough – Young adults ages 16 to 21 took their first step toward entering the workforce April 4 by attending the 11th annual Teen Job Fair at the Pleasant Street Clubhouse of the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest (BGCM). Representatives from local businesses answered questions and offered advice. They also provided applications for full- and part-time work for this summer and year-round.